Therefore, it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches After walks has shown me splashes upon his trousers, and told me by their color and consistence in what part of London he had received them.7.
“A man always finds it hard to realize that he may have finally lost a woman's love, however badly he may have treated her.” Arthur Conan Doyle, The Mus grave Ritual In the middle of the night Holmes wakes up and gives Dr. Watson a nudge.
“Well,” he says, “astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three.
Every day of that voyage I loved her more, and many a time since have I kneeled down in the darkness of the night watch and kissed the deck of that ship because I knew her dear feet had trod it. See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo.
“I am somewhat exhausted; I wonder how a battery feels when it pours electricity into a non-conductor?” Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Dying Detective “I imagine John Watson thinks love’s a mystery to me, but the chemistry is incredibly simple and very destructive.
A collection of the most profound, thought-provoking, and inspirational SherlockHolmesquotes concerning observation, deduction, and philosophy. Recommended: These short stories were written by Arthur Conan Doyle between 1892 and 1905, and originally published in The Strand Magazine.
James Montgomery, A Study in Pictures: Being a “Trifling Monograph” on the Iconography of Sherlock Holmes (Philadelphia, 1954). Remarkably, Sidney Page was, in fact, commissioned for the Sherlock Holmes illustrations in error by the editors of The Strand, who thought they were hiring Sidney’s brother Walter, who had illustrated “King Solomon’s Mines” and “Treasure Island”.
Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau’s example.” Your niece, when you had, as she thought, gone to your room, slipped down and talked to her lover through the window which leads to the stable lane.
There is the great standing perennial problem to which human reason is as far from an answer as ever.” “Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.
In the middle of the night Holmes wakes up and gives Dr. Watson a nudge. “Well,” he says, “astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets.
Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. There are vague memories in our souls of those misty centuries when the world was in its childhood. That’s a rather broad idea, I remarked.
See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo. Now the red rim of the sun pushes itself over the London cloud-bank.